Israel war: John Kir­by says White House saw anti­semitism ‘threat com­ing ear­ly on’ Oct. 7

Nation­al Secu­ri­ty Coun­cil spokesman John Kir­by revealed that a wave of anti­semitism com­menced after Israel was attacked by Hamas.
Kir­by appeared on Fri­day’s episode of The View to give an update on the sit­u­a­tion in Gaza when host Sarah Haines asked him what the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is doing about increas­ing ten­sions in the Unit­ed States. Haines cit­ed data that report­ed a 400% increase in anti­se­mit­ic inci­dents since Oct. 7, when Hamas sent thou­sands of rock­ets into Israel.
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“There’s no ques­tion that there could be actors out there that want to take advan­tage of what’s going on between Israel and Hamas and spill it over here to the streets of Amer­i­ca,” Kir­by said. “And we — we sort of saw that threat com­ing ear­ly on right after, just a cou­ple of days after, Hamas did their atro­cious attacks on Oct. 7 and start­ed …